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this is v.w. news live from burlington safe passage back home and hundreds of americans are evacuated from a cruise ship in japan after a 2 week coronavirus wanting to be flown back to the u.s. on charter flights. no laughing matter a top u.n. official calls the libya. a joke bad off the genny holds a briefing on the sidelines of the security conference in munich to revive a truce in libya that is a cease fire tonight. deadly storm dennis battles britney
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extreme weather claims at least 3 lives and leaves thousands of homes on the border authorities are warning more of life threatening flooding days of disruption. i'm anthony howard thanks for your company u.s. passengers stuck on a cruise ship in japan are being evacuated after an anxious 14 day quarantine period on sunday will start things reported another 70 and fictions of the run of our sample of the dawn princess bringing the total to of the $350000400.00 americans boarded buses to take them to charter flights leaving for the u.s. many believe to go home off to what was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime but it's likely they'll have to spend another 2 weeks in quarantine after arriving in the u.s. . in north korea meanwhile there are no official reports of cases with verifiable
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information from the isolated country very difficult to obtain pyongyang however recently announced a raft of new measures designed to stop the virus known as code 19. north korea is keen to demonstrate that it is doing all it can to protect its people from the corona virus despite officially denying any confirmed cases these researches have allegedly developed a substance that can prevent the spread of 19 instead of a masquerade to mark the birth of the late leader kim jong il kim jong un tried to beat to his father with an unusually low key visit to a national muzzle liam. state media has announced that anyone who has visited china must now remain in quarantine for 30 days. all flights and trains have also been suspended north korea has also closed its borders to foreign tourists.
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the spirit that we manufacture here can stop the coronavirus authorities say public buildings will be disinfected 1st and they say thousands of medical staff have been deployed to monitor the population for symptoms. hundreds of additional bossa calls have been provided to enable house to house checks in remote regions now to some of the other stories making news around the world. u.n. secretary general and tonio who terrorists has praised pakistan for hosting millions of afghans refugees terraces on a 4 day visit to islamabad to address a conference on refugees and peacekeeping this week marks 40 years since afghan refugees 1st settled. syrian state media say government forces have made advances against rebel held on claves in the province of aleppo the region has been held by opposition forces since 2012 the advances have upset
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a fragile cooperation between ankara and moscow which back opposing factions in conflicts a german court has ordered u.s. electric vehicle micah tesla to stop clearing forest land near berlin to build its 1st european factory building comes off to the state environmental office gave the green light to clear and to haiti's forest for the gigantic plant. on the final day of the security conference in munich a top u.n. official told leaders that the libyans embargo is a joke officials met on the sidelines to discuss if it's to stay in the violence that has plagued the north african country in i protected civil war libya is just over the mediterranean from europe and the country from which refugees in bach on a perilous journey trying to reach the e.u. libya is still awash with alms and fighting is still raging despite the ceasefire agreed in germany last month. a top u.n.
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official at the munich security conference said the truce had been violated $150.00 times since then and she said efforts to cut the flow of weapons have been equally unsuccessful the arms embargo has become a joke and so it you know we are presently to step up here and. it is complicated because there are violations that are you know happening on land sea and air and that all needs to be monitored in libya fighters loyal to the internationally recognized government control only a small area around the capital tripoli most of the rest of the country is in the hands of the rebels a month after germany hosted the libya conference in berlin its participants gathered around the table again this weekend in munich 30 nations including the united states russia and turkey germany's foreign minister condemned the fact that
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some of these states as well as others not present continue to supply weapons to the north african country. it is important that we create transparency and ensure that those who intend to continue breaking this weapons embargo must expect to be identified because looking at europe's leaders and not speaking with one voice different e.u. governments even back opposing sides in the conflict that lack of common purpose was another of the conference's focal points but after it was over the conference chairman told d.w. that europe was slowly making progress what i thought was new and important here this year is that the european union is beginning to debate. how and and how europe can really learn the language of power e.u. foreign ministers will be meeting in brussels to discuss efforts to improve the policing
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of the libyan arms embargo. the doubling of political correspondent and many were shards told us earlier that despite the failure of international if it's to end the fighting in libya the process is not over yet the agreement that was reached in back in early last month has been repeatedly violated we are hearing that the truce has been violating more than a $150.00 times and breaking this embargo that means that that means violating a u.n. resolution and that should lead to economy sanctions to diplomatic sanctions so there was no breakthrough on. the munich security conference the positive aspect that we can see here is that the top officials keep talking about the issue with one another and that sends a clear message to international community is very much wants to remain hands on on the region a peace process do you foreign minister bite divided want to me to impress on
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monday they will also be a follow up meeting in geneva on tuesday and what's perhaps more significant that you started today again rivals are scheduled to meet up so i have tiger leader of the national army and us are actually supported by the international community when the top end of the moms that was d w political correspondent and many will speak to us earlier or one of the most powerful non tropical storms on record has slammed into britain storm dennis has been battering the u.k. with torrential rain and go force winds and forecasters say that the severe weather could last through monday still has been blamed for at least 3 deaths so far and it's also disrupted travel across the u.k. . a close call for passengers touching down in haiti through our night as we go to it is going to go in the going to go round. hundreds of
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flights have been cancelled due to the strong winds with widespread travel disruptions felt across the u.k. . the persistent rain has left this town in wales unrecognizable after its river burst its banks. the strong current slapped it harms and swallowed the countryside communities had little time to prepare. or try to keep a level head stake a professor came back you know you can only do what you can do at the end of the day nature will just do what it's going to do so there's not much she can to to stop. the flooding was expected to be worse this time around following storm sierra with rain falling on already saturated ground. conditions are expected to ease in the coming days as communities begin to assess the damage. now to bangladesh where a long standing to boot has been broken for the 1st time
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a former sex worker has been laid to rest in a for islamic ceremony the burial is being hailed as a landmark for the muslim majority nice and even though it's one of the few such countries where the sex trade is legal. this is done a deal at the world's biggest brothel around $1200.00 women work in these tightly packed quarters prostitution is legal in bangladesh but still a sin for devout muslims until now islamic leaders have refused a spiritual burial for anyone in the sex trade. since my childhood i've seen bodies of sex workers being thrown into the river. we never had funerals here i mean if we tried the villagers would often chases away we're going to turn up and not. one but all that changed this month when the 1st official funeral was held for one of the women here
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a coalition of sex workers managed to persuade the local police to push for a proper funeral they departed on the. local council and around $250.00 people gathered for the funeral. but the mom refused to come. you know. he said he didn't want to lead prayers for a sex worker. so i went to him and asked him why. when someone has died. the way to judge their sins or good deeds that's up to the almighty but when we take we're going to have. the funeral breaks a to boo for sex workers long stigmatized and shunned by mainstream muslim society . model is happening i'm against what we have finally received our rights as humans were citizens of this country and part of society we finally received our long awaited freedom after all these years we've only been exposed to oppression nothing
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else and. a small step towards dignity in death for everyone in bangladesh. the football now and in the bundesliga by munich travelled to cologne on sunday hoping to reclaim top spot from watching the hosts form has gone from the sublime to the ridiculous since the winter break the question being which cologne would turn up this time the cologne followed their $51.00 capitulation to dartmouth and with a 4 nil thrashing of freiburg win or lose they guaranteed goals and that was the case again against biron. unfortunately the ball went the way of the visitors in the 1st half robot live a double speak of the scoring with his 23rd of the season one mil to the champions after just 3 minutes i 2 minutes later it was 2 no 3 kingsley c'mon. i even don't speak with me turn to miss miller with the layoff this much finish
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things were getting embarrassing for cologne and more ways than one. there were just 12 minutes on the clock when byron put themselves out of sight. i said actually now being. 3 no i it was more of the same after the break as cannot break up his 2nd 66 minutes because of the defects with the 2 german nationals needed for milk i. see how to dortmund colognes much to the consolation strike for the holes to read off the scoring after 17 minutes i for one finished another high scoring thriller featuring cologne will coach mark is good still probably wouldn't mind a boring mill mill some time soon. by and go back on top and with 16 goals in 5 games since the winter break there once again in all minutes for the title run it
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looms. so now let's take a look at the results from match day 22 feet and we shall say that month as the show ended in a goalless draw by and munich soft colline as we saw. the dusseldorf on the new management had to belin had a bone batted brenneman of excuses not when you don't believe in both the big. and freiburg shared the spoils and dortmund down frank that back on friday. and the amount of before we go that you can always get data on the news on the go just download out at from google play or from the app still that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world 'd as well as push notifications for any breaking news and if you're part of the news story you can also use the data to send us photos and videos of what is happening. there is more news coming up at the top of the stories is next here on day doubly
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